Merle Magdaline York Nix, age 87, of Selma, died Thursday March 12, 2009. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday March 15, 2009 at New Live Oak Cemetery with Reverend Mark Andrews officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Saturday March 14, 2009 at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Shelby York and Bill Nix, her son, William “Bill” York,brother; Asberry McClellan and her sister Lottie Jenkins. Survivors include, her sons; Faron (Linda) York, Gene (Sue) York, George (Pat) York, daughters, Vina (William) Bearden, Nancy (Louis) McDonald, Karen (Kenneth) Helms, sisters; Virgie Baughman, Rosetta Riddle, Hazel Olson, step-daughters; Susan (James) Smitherman, Pat (Terrell) Belcher, daughter-in-law; Debbie York, wife of the late William “Bill” York, 29 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy York, Alsey McDonald, Mark York, Tracy Bearden, Michael York and Joseph Ruder.
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